Event Recap – IWIS X CIHR Cafe Scientifique: Understanding the Nuts and BONES of Osteoporosis

On January 16 2014, IWIS hosted the first Cafe Scientifique to discuss the risk factors and preventive strategies of osteoporosis. Dr. Jerilynn Prior, a Professor of Endocrinology at UBC, gave a presentation titled “Ovulatory disturbances and understanding how to prevent premenopausal bone loss”. She started her talk by discussing the changes in bone density throughout […]

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Updates from ms infinity – Accepting New Volunteers for the Ms Infinity eMentoring Program

We are currently accepting new volunteers for the ms infinity eMentoring program. eMentoring is an eight-week program that pairs a young woman in Grade 11 or 12 with a woman currently working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Sessions run twice/year, once in the Fall and once in the Spring. Pairs are matched based on […]

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IWIS EVENT – Cafe Scientifique: Getting to the HEART of Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

  Cafe Scientifique: Getting to the HEART of Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases When: February 6th, 2014, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: The Wicklow Pub Address: 610 Stamps Landing Vancouver, BC Cost: Free Dr. Francis’s research involves understanding the mechanisms that stimulate the formation of high density lipoproteins (HDL), the “good cholesterols”. He will discuss his research that […]

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New Year New Beginnings – 3rd Annual SCWIST New Year Celebration

New Year New Beginnings 3rd Annual SCWIST New Year Celebration The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is pleased to invite you to our third annual SCWIST New Year Celebration, New Year, New Beginnings. When: January 23rd, 5:00 – 8:00pm Where: Dining Room, The University Women’s Club at Hycroft Address: 1489 McRae […]

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